Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps

What do you do when all you want is a taco but you know it won’t help you get healthy? You eat one of these tasty Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps! These are a perfectly satisfying comfort food loaded with flavourful and filling chicken.  Its even kids approved!

You don’t need to sacrifice your health to eat delicious food, you just need to get creative. Make lettuce wraps your new best friend, they’re versatile and you can fill a nice leaf of lettuce with whatever you fancy from chicken to shrimp  or even tempeh, whatever you fill it with, there’s just something about eating a wrap that screams comfort and indulgence.  Remember to source your meat locally or wild and if that isn't an option, make certain it is hormone & antibiotic free.

Try these lettuce wraps next time you feel like ordering take-out.

Ingredients

Serves 2

  • 4 to 6 romaine lettuce leaves
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons dairy free almond milk yogurt
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1 apple, chopped
  • 2 cups cooked chicken breast, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons basil

Directions

Place the lettuce leaves to the side. Add the remaining ingredients to a large bowl and mix well. Fill each of the lettuce leaves with 1 to 2 tablespoons of chicken salad and serve.

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